Zimbabwe's leader says observers 'disappointed'

Zimbabwe's president says international election observers have told him they are "disappointed with the events of yesterday" that left at least six people dead.

President Emmerson Mnangagwa tells the state broadcaster the observers met with him and expressed their concerns about Wednesday's chaos in the capital when the military dispersed opposition supporters with gunfire.

The observers have released a joint statement condemning the "excessive use of force" by the military and urging that the results of Monday's presidential election be released as soon as possible.

The president stressed the observers' earlier assessment that the vote was peaceful. "I'm happy that they're very objective," Mnangagwa said.

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